Basketball Training

Basketball Training

For the Athlete, by the Athlete

Book - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Triumph Books
One glance at his near-perfect physique makes it hard to believe that Dwight Howard had his doubters while playing at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy. Once a scrawny underclassman, the NBA superstar has transformed himself into the NBA’s most intimidating, high-flying athlete—thanks to safe and effective training, which both sculpted his muscular frame and boosted his on-court performance to amazing levels. As with other NBA stars, proven training methods formed the foundation of Howard’s road to athletic dominance. Access to state-of-the-art training information and guidance from the best strength coaches in the business are what allowed Howard and other NBA greats to realize their dreams and master their athletic destinies.

Baker & Taylor
Offers an inside look at the best workouts in the NBA, together with instructions and advice from 10 pro-basketball players--including Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, Allen Iverson and more--in a book with full-color photos that also includes encouraging stories and motivational techniques. Original.

Independent Publishing Group

Having spent the past years recording hundreds of training sessions by some of the NBA’s best athletes, the editors of STACK have built a library of grueling workouts, training secrets, and nutritional tips used by America's professional greats. This book gives an inside look at the best workouts, together with instructions and advice from some of basketball’s most prolific and well-conditioned players. The pros' training methods are compiled into detailed workout programs, with step-by-step exercise descriptions, that will improve performance in the safest and most effective ways possible. Reader’s will learn of actual workouts performed by numerous high-profile stars, including Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, Allen Iverson, Amar’e Stoudemire, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and more. The workouts in Basketball Training: The Pros' Guide to Becoming Bigger, Faster, Stronger provide direction on how to improve speed, strength, power, agility, flexibility, and conditioning. Readers will also be inspired by encouraging stories, motivational techniques, and training perspectives behind these athletes' rise to stardom.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Triumph Books, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781600782817
Branch Call Number: 796.323 BASKE
Characteristics: ix, 150 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: "The pros' guide to becoming bigger, faster, stronger"--Cover
At head of title: Stack presents


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at GL

To Top